About Dr. Monica Wonnacott

Education & Medical School

St. George’s University School of Medicine
Clinical Clerkships:

  • New York Methodist Hospital (affiliate hospital of the Weill Medical College of Cornell University)
  • Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC)

Certifications

Board certified with the American Academy of Pediatrics

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS)

Residency Training

University of Nebraska / Creighton University / Children’s Hospital of Omaha

Research

Investigating Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Diagnosis of Obesity in Nebraska’s Children. Study presented at the 10th International Congress on Obesity 2006 in Sydney, Australia.

Awards

Deborah Munson Barger Resident Award: Awarded by residents and faculty for professionalism and compassion towards patients

Outstanding Resident Award: Awarded by Creighton Medical students

Leadership

Pediatrics Department Chair, Riverton Hospital

ABOUT DR. WONNACOTT

Dr. Monica Wonnacott is a board certified pediatrician practicing in Riverton, Utah. She finds helping kids feel more comfortable at the doctor and educating parents about caring for their kids the most rewarding aspect of being a pediatrician. A mom herself, Dr. Wonnacott understands the joy of watching children grow up. She loves working with new parents as they develop confidence in caring for a new baby.

She appreciates the innocence and honesty of the young child. There isn’t a day that goes by that Dr. Wonnacott isn’t laughing with parents over something their child said. She recognizes the unique opportunity to develop a relationship of trust with an adolescent that allows her to educate teens about making smart and healthy decisions.

Dr. Wonnacott believes in the importance of staying educated on the latest scientific research and keeping up-to-date on recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics. She believes that the art of medicine is in the details, being accessible to patients, and the personal touch. Her hobbies include gastronomy, theater, swimming, and spending time with her family.